It is that time of the year for the Potterheads to grab their wands and brush up their spells. The long weekend at the end of July brings with it the birthday celebration of the most beloved fictional character in the world. Anika Khan reports.
Here are four unmissable Harry Potter events that are taking place this weekend!
1) Harry Potter-themed fair at Keene
Local merchants have transformed the Main Streets of Keene into the Diagon Alley_ the market place from the Harry Potter novel to celebrate Harry Potter’s 22 Birthday. 13 local businesses and vendors are hosting pop- up shops selling Potter-inspired goods and treats. Look out for butterbeer and costume competitions.
When> 28 July- 1 August
Where> Elm City Downtown, Keene
2) Hogwarts and Wizards: Harry Potter inspired Tour and Role-play Game
Immerse yourself in the wizarding world by participating in the tour.2)
Embark on the adventurous journey through dice rolling and discussions. You will get the chance to visit the sites that have been featured in the Harry Potter movie.
When> 2 August
Where> Tate Modern, London
3) A Celebration of Harry Potter Books
Feurble Laffalot will be hosting a family-friendly event and take the audience through the journey of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Expect to discover fun facts about JK Rowling’s book series.
When> 25 August
Where> Hever Festival Theatre, Edenbridge
4) Warner Brothers Virtual Tour: Making of Harry Potter
Warner Brother is bringing the Studio Tour of Harry Potter movie series at your living room screens. The audience can expect a virtual tour of the filmmaking magic and how it was brought to life.
Reread the books and watch the movie adaptations over this weekend to relish your childhood days. Try to bring in a little magic into your lives during these dark times. Celebrate the birthday of the boy who lived!